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TEACHING FERGUSON Group's lesson plan cites Black Panther platform

Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:37:07 -0700

Hip-hop moves as strong force for Michael Brown VIDEO: Justice for all in Ferguson? VIDEO: MEDIA BUZZ — Is coverage of Ferguson excessive? NYPD under scrutiny for 2nd restraint-related death

Dillon Francis Friends Rule Tour Tickets on Sale Now at TicketFix.com

Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:31:53 -0700

Dillon Francis' biggest tour to date is set to take off this November and now he's announced his support for the 20-stop trek across North America. Discount tickets can be found for every stop along the Friends Rule tour at TicketFix.com. (PRWeb August 30, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/ticketfix/08/prweb12133952.htm

Obama faces a tough sell in Congress for Islamic State strategy

Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:10:12 -0700

WASHINGTON - US President Barack Obama has pledged to consult Congress about any expanded military action against Islamic State militants operating in Iraq and Syria, but support from the divided legislature is unlikely to come quickly - if at all. Republicans are generally reluctant to vote for Obama's policy initiatives. And many of the president's fellow Democrats are deeply wary of any more ...

Kent Woman Named White House Fellow

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:32:53 -0700

The President’s Commission on White House Fellowships has announced the appointment of the 2014-15 Class of White House Fellows. One of the selected fellows is Lindsay L. Rodman, of Kent, a captain in the United States Marine Corps, a judge advocate and a foreign area officer (Latin America).

Pennsbury High School students find trip to Germany ‘the best experience’ of their lives

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:29:43 -0700

PENNSBURY – Over the last quarter century, Pennsbury High School and a counterpart school from Germany have established a student-exchange tradition that has left all involved with memories and lessons to last a lifetime.

Burger and chips ... twice

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:10:55 -0700

US President Barack Obama's favourite burger joint is to open another diner in Glasgow … months after it launches its first in the city. Fast food firm Five Guys had already announced it would be opening a restaurant in St Vincent Street in November.

IMF approves $1.75 billion aid payment for Ukraine

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:10:19 -0700

WASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund approved Friday the release of nearly US$1.4 billion (S$1.75 billion) in fresh funds for troubled Ukraine, but warned that continued fighting could undermine the international bailout of the country. The global crisis lender said Kiev had "generally" implemented economic reforms required under the support programme launched in April, though it had ...

Kerry calls for 'coalition of nations' in fighting ISIS

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:21:01 -0700

WASHINGTON DC, USA – US Secretary of State John Kerry called Friday, August 29, for a global coalition of nations to combat Islamic State (IS) jihadists' "genocidal agenda" in Syria and Northern Iraq. One week ahead of a NATO summit in Wales that will gather leaders from across the Western ...

IMF approves $3 billion aid payment for Ukraine

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:10:28 -0700

WASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund approved Friday the release of nearly US$1.4 billion (S$2.9 billion) in fresh funds for troubled Ukraine, but warned that continued fighting could undermine the international bailout of the country. The global crisis lender said Kiev had "generally" implemented economic reforms required under the support programme launched in April, though it had ...

Cold War US spy dies in prison

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:54:49 -0700

A former US navy sailor who led a spy ring for the Soviet Union has died in a prison medical centre at the age of 77. Retired Navy Warrant Officer John Walker Jr was sentenced to life in prison in 1985 for passing codes and other sensitive data to the USSR. He had recruited his...  [Read More...]

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